Martin Luther College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,980

3.02% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,300

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.74%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

83.3%

293 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

937

76.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

73.5%

122 Graduates

About

Martin Luther College is a higher education institution located in Brown County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Martin Luther College were Elementary Education & Teaching (61 degrees awarded), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (38 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (28 degrees).

In 2016, 208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Martin Luther College. 49.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (197 degrees), 65.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $13,980, which is $9 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $13,980, which is $9 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,300.

In 2016, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,980

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Martin Luther College was $13,980. The cost of tuition at Martin Luther College is $9 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$18,300

2016 Value

3.53%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Martin Luther College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,300. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Martin Luther College grew by 3.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,350

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Martin Luther College was of $5,350 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 4.9% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Martin Luther College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 11.7% with respect to 2015, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.74%

2015 Default Rate

4

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Martin Luther College was 2.74%, which represents 4 out of the 146 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Martin Luther College received 293 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.8% annual growth. Out of those 293 applicants, 244 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.3% acceptance rate.

There were 937 students enrolled at Martin Luther College in 2016, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Martin Luther College has an overall enrollment yield of 80.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

244

Accepted Out of 293

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Martin Luther College was 83.3% (244 admissions from 293 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 77.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 11.8%, while admissions grew by 19.6%.

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SAT Scores

4%

Submission Percentage

7

Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at Martin Luther College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Martin Luther College has a total enrollment of 937 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 719 students and the part-time enrollment is 218. This means that 76.7% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.7% White, 1.39% Black or African American, 0.961% Asian, 0.961% Hispanic or Latino, 0.534% Two or More Races, 0.107% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Martin Luther College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (48.3%), followed by White Male (45.4%) and Black or African American Male (0.836%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (0%), followed by Asian Female (0%) and Two or More Races Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 937 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 719 and the part-time enrollment is 218. This means that 76.7% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Martin Luther College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Martin Luther College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    878

  2. Black or African American

    13

  3. Asian

    9

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College is 93.7% White, 1.39% Black or African American, 0.961% Asian, 0.961% Hispanic or Latino, 0.534% Two or More Races, 0.107% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3 students (0.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2 fewer women than men received degrees from Martin Luther College. The majority of degree recipients at Martin Luther College are white (197 degrees awarded). There were 65.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Martin Luther College is Elementary Education & Teaching (61 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (38 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Martin Luther College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (63 degrees awarded) and Education (145 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,811,141 people), Secondary school teachers (288,830 people), Education administrators (233,452 people), Special education teachers (114,650 people), and Postsecondary teachers (95,285 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (63 degrees awarded) and Education (145 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Optometrists, and Construction managers

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (63 degrees awarded) and Education (145 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,629,796 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (185,870 people), Religious organizations (121,915 people), Hospitals (99,059 people), and Child day care services (86,210 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (63 degrees awarded) and Education (145 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Martin Luther College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Martin Luther College was Elementary Education & Teaching with 61 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 105

  2. 103

In 2016, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College, which is 1.02 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (103).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College in Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Martin Luther College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 1.9 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 50% of students graduating from Martin Luther College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (78%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Martin Luther College is Female and White (78% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    197 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    3 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Martin Luther College is white (197 degrees awarded). There were 65.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    100 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    97 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Martin Luther College is white male (100 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (97 degrees).

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Operations

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $877k (7.43%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Martin Luther College had a total expenditure of $19M. Of that $19M, they spent $6.92M on salaries and $19M on benefits.

Martin Luther College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Martin Luther College are Male Professors (62), Female Professors(14), and Female No academic ranks (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Service, with 10 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.8M

2015 Endowment

11.4%

growth from 2014

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at about $11.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Martin Luther College grew 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.22M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $37.7k - Federal

  2. $13k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Martin Luther College received $37.7k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$6.92M

Salary Expenditure

$19M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Martin Luther College had a total expenditure of $19M. Of that $19M, they spent $6.92M on salaries and $19M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$6.92M

2015 Salaries

0.297%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Martin Luther College paid a median of $6.92M in salaries, which represents 36.5% of their overall expenditure ($19M) and a 0.297% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.32% growth from 2013 and a 6.28% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.91M

Instructional Salaries

73

Number of Employees

In 2015, Martin Luther College paid a total of $3.91M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 56.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

20 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Martin Luther College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; Service with 10 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female No academic rank

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Martin Luther College was Male Professor with 62 employees, Female Professor with 14 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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